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Tokyo: Stocks close up as yen edges lower

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks gained on Tuesday as a strong US jobs report continued to support the global market while the yen edged lower against the dollar, boosting Japanese exporters.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.28 per cent or 63.60 points to close at 22,539.54, while the broader Topix index edged up 0.02 per cent or 0.27 points at 1,774.96.

AFP

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